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Eggnog French Toast Recipe!

Eggnog French Toast – thick slices of buttery brioche dipped in a rich eggnog custard and cooked until golden brown. The perfect Christmas breakfast! 

 

Eggnog French Toast - thick slices of buttery brioche dipped in a rich eggnog custard and cooked until golden brown. The perfect Christmas breakfast! 

EGGNOG FRENCH TOAST

Eggnog French Toast is a fun and delicious option for your Christmas breakfast!  

I recommend using Artesano Broiche Bakery Bread because that is a common brand available in most grocery stores. It has the right thickness and density for french toast. Any of the varieties will work in this recipe. If you have a bread that you already know makes great French toast, go with that! Finding the right bread for French toast had always been a struggle for me, so I have been thrilled to find a brand that I can use consistently.

Receipt found here: https://www.number-2-pencil.com/eggnog-french-toast/

 

HOW TO MAKE EGGNOG FRENCH TOAST

  1. In a pie dish or large mixing bowl, combine egg, eggnog, nutmeg and vanilla extract. I recommend using a good quality eggnog and freshly grated nutmeg.

  2. I use a large nonstick electric griddle that can cook 6 slices at a time. I divide the recipe into two batches and melt one tablespoon of butter on the griddle before cooking each batch.

  3. Dip both sides of the bread into the eggnog mixture and quickly shake off any excess.

  4. Cook on hot griddle until both sides are golden brown.

  5. Serve with warm maple syrup, whipped cream and sugared cranberries if desired.

Eggnog French Toast

Prep Time

15 mins

Cook Time

15 mins

Total Time

30 mins

 

Eggnog French Toast - thick slices of buttery brioche dipped in a rich eggnog custard and cooked until golden brown. The perfect Christmas breakfast! 

Course: Breakfast

Cuisine: American

Keyword: Eggnog French Toast

Servings: 6

Calories: 455 kcal

Author: Melissa

Ingredients

  • 6 eggs

  • 1.5 cup eggnog

  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg plus extra for sprinkling

  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

  • 12 slices brioche bread recommend, Artesano Brioche Bakery Bread

  • 2 tablespoons butter

Instructions

  1. Preheat a large nonstick electric griddle to medium heat. In a large pie pan or mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, eggnog, nutmeg and vanilla extract.

  2. Melt one tablespoon of butter on griddle. Dip each side of slice in eggnog mixture, lightly shaking off excess and place on griddle. Cook until golden brown on both sides.

  3. Serve with warm maple syrup, whipped cream and sugared craberries, if desired,

 

 

 



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Homemade Christmas Gifts!

 

I am so excited to share these great homemade gift ideas with you! 

My favorite one is the Christmas photo ornaments. 

Most of these gifts are great to do with the kids to give away to others and at the same time teaching them that it's not about what you get but about what you're giving from the heart.



Hot Chocolate Stirrers

Gift a sweet treat that's perfect for celebrating the holidays on cold, nippy nights. 

To make: Dip ends of candy canes in melted semisweet chocolate. Sprinkle with crushed candy canes; place on a parchment paper–lined plate, and chill. Lightly mist large marshmallows with water. Sprinkle with crushed candy canes.

 

 

Snow Globe

Okay, hold the phone. Handmade snow globes are such a good idea! They also happen to be as inexpensive as they are nice to look at.

 

Get the tutorial at The Sweetest Occasion.



Fabric Covered Christmas Tree Ornaments

 

DIY gifts don't have to look fuddy-duddy, you know! We love the modern look of these whimsical ornaments, which can be customized with just about whatever pattern you want.

Get the tutorial at Alice & Lois.

 

DIY Salt Dough Ornaments

Salt dough ornaments are a classic gift—and for good reason. They're simple, subtle, and so thoughtful!

Make the ornaments: Combine 4 cups all-purpose flour, 1 cup salt, and 1 1/2 cups of warm water in a mixing bowl. Knead until the dough is firm and smooth. Roll out dough and cut desired shapes (use a straw to poke a hole for hanging). Bake at 300°F until dry, approximately 1 hour; cool completely.

 

DIY Bubble Bath Gift Box

 

Odds are, your bestie could always use a good night of pampering. Give her everything she needs to unwind with this sweet gift box, complete with bath salts, rosé, a bar of chocolate, and more.

Get the tutorial at Sugar and Charm.

 

 

 

Easy DIY Photo Christmas Ornaments

These DIY Photo Ornaments are quick and easy to make and a fantastic way to celebrate favorite Christmas memories or milestones like baby’s first Christmas.

 

Check out Tutorial Here: https://www.lov

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DIY Terrarium Gift Idea

Build a glass terrarium to house his or her plants using—wait for it—picture frames.

Get the tutorial.

 

For more Christmas ideas and to source this article: https://www.countryliving.com/diy-crafts/tips/g645/crafty-christmas-presents-ideas/?slide=28 

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Storm Lota hit Central America on Tuesday, causing flooding, flipped roofs on streets and killing a reported 9 people.

 

The strongest storm on record to reach Nicaragua, Iota struck the coast late on Monday, bringing winds of nearly 155 miles per hour (249 kph) and flooding villages still reeling from the impact of Hurricane Eta two weeks ago.

Article here By midday (1800 GMT), the winds had fallen to 65 mph (105 kph) as Iota weakened to a tropical storm, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. But Iota continued bringing down heavy rains as it moved inland toward southern Honduras.

"We're flooded everywhere, the rain lasted almost all night and now it stops for an hour then comes back for two to three hours," said Marcelo Herrera, mayor of Wampusirpi, a municipality in the interior of northeast Honduras crossed by rivers and streams.

"We need food and water for the population, because we lost our crops with Eta," he told Reuters.

The double punch of Eta and Iota marked the first time two major hurricanes have formed in the Atlantic basin in November since records began. The Nicaraguan port of Puerto Cabezas, still partly flooded and strewn with debris left by Eta, again bore the brunt of the hit.

Frightened residents huddled in shelters.

"We could die," said Inocencia Smith at one of the shelters. "There is nothing to eat at all," she added, noting Eta had destroyed local farms.

The wind tore the roof off a makeshift hospital. Patients in intensive care were evacuated, including two women who gave birth during the first rains on Monday, the government said.

Guillermo Gonzalez, head of Nicaragua's disaster management agency SINAPRED, said he had received reports of damage to houses and roofs, fallen power lines and overflowing rivers, but no deaths.

Two people died on Providencia island, part of Colombia's Caribbean archipelago near the coast of Central America, after it was clipped by Iota, President Ivan Duque said on Tuesday evening.

An additional person is missing, Duque said after a visit to the island, promising speedy shipment of humanitarian aid and removal of debris.

Nearly all of the infrastructure on Providencia - home to some 6,000 people - has been damaged or destroyed.

"We have seen a severe impact on infrastructure," Duque said on his nightly television broadcast. "The community, prevention mechanisms, shelters and alerts, meant there was not a substantial loss of human life."

Panama's government said a person had died in its western Ngäbe-Buglé region due to conditions caused by the storm.

A resident of Brus Laguna on the Honduran coast told local radio a boy was killed by a falling tree, though the mayor, Teonela Wood, said she had no reports of fatalities.

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said flooding from Iota risked causing disaster after Eta.

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"We are very concerned about the potential for deadly landslides in these areas as the soil is already completely saturated," IFRC spokesman Matthew Cochrane told a media briefing in Geneva on Tuesday.

About 40,000 people in Nicaragua and 80,000 in Honduras were evacuated from their homes, authorities said.

By early afternoon, Iota was about 105 miles (169 km) east of the Honduran capital Tegucigalpa, the NHC said, adding that Iota could dump up to 30 inches (76 cm) of rain in some areas.

"We are in the hands of God. If I have to climb up trees, I'll do it," said Jaime Cabal Cu, a farmer in Guatemala's Izabal province. "We don't have food, but we are going to wait here for the hurricane that we're asking God to stop from coming." 



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